LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA IN COMPUTING

BUSINESS SCHOOL BARCELONA

LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA IN COMPUTING

OVERVIEW & OBJECTIVES

Level 4 Diploma in Computing (RQF) (L4DC) makes up the first year of the NCC Education degree journey. The qualification is equivalent to the first year of an IT degree in the UK university system.

Students will be given the opportunity to develop essential thinking and study skills, not only within the computing domain but also within the context of business through a balance of academic and vocational subjects. The qualification will allow them to understand and enter the computing profession with the necessary knowledge expected within the industry and the ability to apply the skills to a range of IT-related functions.

On successful completion of the qualification students will be able to embark on NCC Education’s Level 5 Diploma in Computing (L5DC), which is equivalent to the second year of a UK Bachelor’s degree, transfer to a university or pursue a career in the IT industry.

WHY STUDY AT ASPIRE?

  • Flexible academic program
  • Access to Aspire E-resources
  • Spanish + English language courses
  • Paid internship opportunities with multinational companies
  • Option to further your studies at Aspire Barcelona

OTHM (UK) is recognized as an Awarding Organization (AO) Approved and regulated by OFQUAL (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).

On Campus

Aspire Business School Follows A Very Simple Pedagogy Which Includes:

  • Classroom Lectures
  • Seminars & Tutorials
  • Practical Learning
  • Field Trips & Research
  • Students Contribution with Independent Learning, Extensive Background Learning And Inputs During Seminar & Tutorials Will Be Needed for debate & discussion.

Online Study

Aspire Business School provides Virtual platform for students, which include:

  • Virtual Classroom Lectures
  • Online Study Materials
  • Online Debate & Discussion
  • Question & Answer Session

Skills for Computing – This module provides essential skills required by computing students. The skills taught include study, presentation, report-writing and data handling skills. It will prepare students for successful outcomes in their studies and provide them with skills that can be applied in the workplace.

Computer Networks – This module helps students to develop a good understanding of basic theory and useful practical skills of networking and communication that are vital in today’s connected world.

Computer Systems – This module addresses the development of practical skills in the configuration, maintenance, fault finding and trouble-shooting of modern computer systems and develops knowledge of computer architecture.

Designing and Developing a Website – This module provides students with the practical skills required in website design such as understanding of mark-up languages, style sheets, design techniques and testing.

Databases – This module provides students with thorough training in practical techniques for the design and development of database systems and develops a sound understanding of the underpinning theory.

Designing and Developing Object-Oriented Computer Programmes – This module provides students with a thorough grounding in programming methods, and a detailed knowledge of developing programs using C#.

Software Development Techniques – This module addresses the wider issues of software development together with a language-independent survey of useful data structures and algorithms.

Office Solutions Development – This module teaches students to develop practical skills in the automation of common office applications to support a variety of tasks.

Admission Requirement

  • Application form
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Copy of passport
  • CV
  • Motivation Letter
  • IELTS 6.0 (with not minimum 5.5 in each) / TOEFL 75 official certificate or Aspire Language Interview

The career services help students explore career directions and provide support through a host of services and resources that include

Resume and cover letter assistance
Aspire helps to guide you through how to create a sharp resume and an individualized cover letter that expresses your interest in the internship or future job.

Mock Interviews
Many students, feel an interview is an interrogation and have anxiety however interview is nothing other than a mutual exchange of information. Aspire provides a mock interview as the opportunity to learn about the job and the employer and be confident. C3S has been supporting students by arranging the following

  • Preparation
  • The session
  • The feedback

Aspire organizes career fairs and encourages students to attend fair sessions as this gives will them the opportunity for internships to develop good networking. Students can benefit from the school associations for internship opportunities.

Graduate Internships
Aspire Academic Internship Agreement allows students to do internships as a fundamental part of the study which can be extremely beneficial.

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